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Best parts to replace

Our 10 year old front loader has started to make a
roller whine" during spin cycles. So, I wanted to ask what a good assortment of replacement parts would be to purchase. Kind of a tune-up.

Belt, Shock absorbers and what else? I'd like to do as much as I can at one time to keep it running smoothly.

We also have the matching dryer, any suggestions for it as well?

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  • gallery guy Jan 30, 2008

    Well its started to get kind of grindy metaly sounding. It used to sound much smoother/quieter during high spin.

    I'm assuming there are rollers/bearings or a single axle bearing?

    I haven't been in it yet..

  • gallery guy Jan 30, 2008

    its on a single rear bearing if i was going to replace it id throw in a belt clean the pump i wouldnt worry about the shocks you a mechnic

    So are you saying you'd replace the main bearing or not?

  • gallery guy Jan 30, 2008

    Ok thanks so:

    Washer: Belt, Shocks, Clean the pump.

    Dryer, Belt, Rear Bearing kit, Door felt kit, Clean the motor and check the heater coil.

    Clean everything it.

    Muchas Gracias.

    Any ideas why our softener doesn't drain? We've cleaned it well, all the holes are clear, We can hear the water going by....



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What kind of whine are you talking about in fast spin they should sound like a lear jet they are simple machines not much to worry about in my book one of the best on the market

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  • robert samples Jan 30, 2008

    its on a single rear bearing if i was going to replace it id throw in a belt clean the pump i wouldnt worry about the shocks you a mechnic

  • robert samples Jan 30, 2008

    yes but its a chore bearing has to be pressed into the tub you might be able to rig something with a couple of large sockets and a heavy bolt and two washers and nut if you get my meaning now as to the dryer replace the rear bearing they have a kit for that pretty easy the door felts they have a kit for that too clean the lint out of the motor and a new belt while the tub is out check the heater coil in the pan behind the drum

  • robert samples Jan 30, 2008

    ill do better than that send me an e mail at [email protected]



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